Inspire Giving 2019 Grant Recipient: Department of Sound Sacramento

By Metro Chamber|March 6, 2019

By Karlee Cemo-McIntosh, 2019 Inspire Giving Chair Manager of Sacramento365, Visit Sacramento 2019 Will Bring Some Good Vibrations I have proudly served on the Inspire Giving Leadership Council for almost four years, and now, it’s an honor to serve as the 2019 Chair.  Year after year, I choose to remain…

Inspire Giving 2018 Grant Recap: GRID Alternatives

By Metro Chamber|March 1, 2019

Powering The Future By Becca Russell, GRID Alternatives 2018 Inspire Giving Grant Recipient It’s February 2019 and our GRID Alternatives Natomas office is buzzing with a new cohort of Installation Basics Training participants and with visitors who are observing our Workforce Development program in action. It’s been exactly one year…

Inspire Giving 2018 Grant Recipient: GRID Alternatives

By Metro Chamber|June 4, 2018

By Becca Russell GRID Alternatives, Corporate and Community Relations Officer A LITTLE IS ENOUGH, IF ENOUGH PEOPLE DO IT Good jobs change lives.  In Sacramento and around the State, job growth is accelerating, unemployment is decreasing.  The economy is still booming, but the benefits don’t reach everyone.  There are neighborhoods…

Chamber View: Opening Doors for Our Future Workforce

By Metro Chamber|May 1, 2018

Since last summer, Sacramento’s Thousand Strong interns have collectively worked an incredible 9,074 hours. As the first year of internships come to an end, some of these young people are heading off to college, some are entering the workforce, and some are going into their final year of high school.…

Inspire Giving: Why I Give

By Metro Chamber|April 24, 2018

Why I Give By Taylor Toledo 3fold Communications, Account Manager When I joined Metro EDGE in 2015, I didn’t have much experience in the realm of philanthropy. I knew that it was good and right and ethical to support important causes, but I had never found ‘the one’. Enter Metro…

5 things to know, and young professionals take over downtown today

By Metro Chamber|March 1, 2018

Welcome to another month, loyal readers. Here are the headlines you ordered. The young professionals are coming Nearly 600 young professionals are expected to be in Sacramento today for the Emerge Summit, which is now in its fifth year. The daylong event at Memorial Auditorium focuses on personal and career development.…

Metro Edge Emerge Summit

By Metro Chamber|February 28, 2018

Calling all young professionals! Are you ready to take it to the #NextLevel?  Spearheaded by Metro Edge, a program of the Sacramento Metro Chamber Foundation, the Emerge Summit is a collaborative effort of 17 organizations committed to advocating and supporting young professionals and their growth in the community.  Nearly 600…